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Apple blocks 'objectionable' app that reports deaths from US drone strikes

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Software giant Apple has blocked an app that would notify subscribers every time a US drone carried out a deadly mission on the grounds that it is "objectionable and crude", according to the program's designer. Josh Begley, a graduate student at New York University, developed Drones+ to provide up-to-date information on strikes, using reports collated by the London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism -- an organisation that tracks the use of unmanned CIA aircrafts.

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